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Photonic amyloids

Emerging data reveal that amyloid fibrils possess intrinsic photonic activity, showing luminescence over a wide range of the electromagnetic spectrum from the ultraviolet to the near-infrared.

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Fig. 1: Self-luminescence of amyloid fibrils.


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Hammarström, P. Photonic amyloids. Nat. Photonics 13, 442–444 (2019).

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